The first long-range weather forecast for Sheffield's Tramlines Festival 2019 has just been released

Tramlines is less than two weeks away in Sheffield – and music-lovers will be hoping the weather forecast to this year’s sweltering Glastonbury Festival.

Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 07:55 am
Updated Thursday, 11th July 2019, 14:30 pm

The massive music festival takes place at Hillsborough Park next weekend (July 19-21) and everyone in Sheffield will be hoping the sun smiles kindly on us.

Tramlines 2019 takes place across four stages of music and comedy, features family-friendly area Into The Trees and has the new addition of Speakers’ Corner.

Main Stage - Credit: Giles Smith

The line-up includes more than 70 acts and big names on the main stage include Friday headliners Two Door Cinema Club, Saturday main act Courteeners, and the finale from Nile Rodgers & Chic.

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Sheffield music-lovers will be hoping that the weather forecast will be similar to this year’s Glastonbury Festival as revellers baked in the sunshine.

In stark contrast, fans at Heaton Park had to contend with the mud and the rain at Parklife Festival but that did little to dampen the Manchester atmosphere.

Forecasting website, Weather2, has released their long-range predictions and it’s a bit of a mixed bag.

There’s set to be glorious sunshine on Friday and Saturday evening but heavy rain predicted for sunday morning.

The majority of the festival is set to be dry though, with temperatures peaking at 19C.

Day-by-day forecast

Friday, July 19

Midnight – Clear skies, 14-12C

6am – Heavy rain showers, 18-18C

Midday – Patchy rain, 18-18C

6pm – Sunny skies, 18-18C

Saturday, July 20

Midnight – Patchy light drizzle, 14-13C

6am – Sunny skies, 15-14C

Midday – Light rain shower, 17-17C

6pm – Sunny skies, 18-19C

Sunday, July 21

Midnight – Moderate rain – 15-14C

6am – Partly cloudy skies – 15/-15C

Midday – Light rain – 17-17C

6pm – Partly cloudy skies – 18-18C